Boston, Shuckerow, and Lawrence Hit The Jackpot at Sarasota #1

An epic weekend of sailing kicked off the Sarasota Viper Winter Series. While the rest of the country endured an Arctic blast Brad Boston, Lee Shuckerow and Luke Lawrence topped a fortunate fleet of 23 Viper teams that sailed 8 races in perfect Viper breeze with temps in the 80’s! Zeke Horowitz, Brendan Healey and […]

Updated NoR for Sarasota Viper Winter Series

Travis Yates, yes…the same Travis Yates who was the only one to go sailing on Thursday, November 17 in Bermuda Harbor (and had the ride of his lifetime)…has updated the NoR for the Sarasota Sailing Squadron’s Winter Viper 640 Series. This is a truly great event and everyone should make an effort to sail in […]

Looking Ahead – Comments from Viper Int’l Chair

At the Class AGM in Bermuda, the members approved the International Class Constitution which created an International Board of Governors (The International Board). We asked the newly elected Chairman of the International Board to write a few lines describing the role of the International Board and their priorities for the next twelve months. Justin Scott […]

New Viper 640 Class Officers Elected At AGM

Through the combination of online and in-person voting, a Constitutional Quorum of over 100 Owner Members cast ballots for new Class officers to serve two-year terms (2017-2018). The new slate of officers is: North American Region President – Steve Chapman Secretary – John Leyand Treasurer – Tony Chapman Northeast – Peter Beardsley Southeast – Travis […]

All Rules Change Proposals And International Constitution Accepted at 2016 AGM

At the 2016 Viper 640 Class Association’s 2016 Annual General Meeting held November 17, in Bermuda, the Class voted on four specific changes to the Class Rules as well as voting on acceptance of an International Constitution. Over 100 votes were cast on each issue which represents a 50% quorum of Owner Members required for passage. […]

Zeke Horowitz, Ian Coleman, and Brendan Healey Win Aspen Viper 640 International Championship sponsored by EFG

Sunday, November 20, 2016 When it was decided that the Viper 640 sports boats would travel to Bermuda during November 2016 for its major regatta, everyone was looking forward to the big winds that prevail on the Great Sound at that time of year. Unfortunately on two of the days too much wind prevailed. The […]

Aspen Viper 640 International Championship Day 2 – A Boat Breaking Day

Thursday, November 17, 2016   Day 2 at the Aspen Viper 640 International Championship Regatta, Hamilton, Bermuda “Boat breaking conditions”, is what competitor Nick Lounsbury titled today. At noon the wind was 32 gusting to 43 which put sailors on standby until 1220 at which a final decision was made to cancel for the day. […]

Cardwell Potts and Ted Ferrarone win EFG Viper 640 International Championship Warm-up Regatta

  November 14, 2016 For Immediate Release Hamilton, Bermuda Cardwell Potts and Ted Ferrarone win EFG Viper 640 International Championship Warm-up Regatta     Cardwell Potts, sailing with his wife Jennifer, Ted Ferrarone, and Kendra Emhiser, a quartet of Viper 640 sailors from Larchmont (NY) Yacht Club won the Viper 640 International Championship Warm-up Regatta […]

Scuttlebutt picks-up on Snake Bytes’ Words from the Prez…

Scuttlebutt Editor Craig Leweck regularly reads Snake Bytes reflecting his long-term interest with in the Class. In the last issue of Sailing World he did an article on Group 3 pros in one-design racing and incorporated some thinking the Class had shared with him about how we successfully manage…and welcome…Group 3s to sail with us…under […]

NoR for Sarasota Winter Circuit Posted

Notice of Race HERE. Series invitation and logistical overview HERE.